Double Star Moment for Jupiter and Venus in the Night Sky

Tuesday night, Jupiter and Venus will culminate a month-long dance with what astronomers say will be a dazzling display. The two planets will appear to be just a fraction of a degree apart from one another in the night sky. As a matter of fact, some astronomers say the allignment could account for the "Star of Bethlehem" mentioned in the Bible." Sky & Telescope editor Kelly Beatty said on the magazine's website "To the eye they'll look like a double star."
According to Sky & Telescope, this isn't a particularly rare event. They arey frequent, thanks to how Earth and the two planets line up in the solar system,